Surgeon plans to perform first human head transplant

If approved, the world’s first human head transplant will be performed, by Italian neuroscientist Dr. Sergio Canavero in collaboration with Chinese surgeon Dr. Xiaoping Ren by December 2017. [Read More]

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If approved, the world’s first human head transplant will be performed, by Italian neuroscientist Dr. Sergio Canavero in collaboration with Chinese surgeon Dr. Xiaoping Ren by December 2017.
Canavero has published a detailed surgical plan for the head transplant in the medical journal Surgical Neurology International.
As such, Oberholzer suggests these prevailing techniques may not be sufficient to perform at the level of difficulty that a head transplant would require.
So the risk of infection is going to be very high too.”Oberholzer predicts the probability of a successful head transplant is highly unlikely, if not impossible.
It’s just a terrible thought.”Beyond the anatomical and physiological analysis of the procedure, ethical issues also arise from the prospect of a head transplant.

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Source: The Cavalier Daily